Who is starring in the Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour?
Fans of Strictly Come Dancing, get up on your dancing feet. The first couples for the Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour have been announced!
Bringing the Strictly magic to arenas around the country, bask in the glitter and sequins of the live tour, which will take you to a sparkling new world. Along the way, the cast will be stopping off in Glasgow, Liverpool and Nottingham before finishing with four spectacular performances at the O2 Arena in London.
So, get your disco balls at the ready as we tell you who the first three couples are for the Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour.
Couples for Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour 2019
Stacey Dooley and Aljaž Škorjanec will take to the floor as a brand new couple for the tour. Paired up with Kevin Clifton for the series, Stacey Dooley has stunned audiences as a novice dancer, with memorable routines including a jive to the Pharrell tune “Happy” dressed as a minion. Stacey is a renowned journalist for the BBC, who has travelled to hard hitting locations including Iraq and Syria. When speaking of joining the tour, Stacey said “I’m loving this experience so much. I know people always say that, but it’s so true. To be able to go on tour and perform for the fans all over the UK is such an honour. I’m so excited! I will miss Kev, but I am looking forward to putting Aljaž through his paces!”.
Dr Ranj Singh and Janette Manrara will dance on the ballroom floor once more as a couple, after being knocked out halfway through the competition. Best known as a resident doctor on ITV’s This Morning as well as a children’s presenter on CBeebies, Dr Ranj will bring his beaming smile and confidence to the ballroom. Speaking about joining the tour, Dr Ranj said “From the sequins to the sashays, I have loved my Strictly journey, so to join the Live Tour is beyond exciting. I can’t wait to be reunited with Janette, hit the road and meet all the fans!”
The third couple to grace the Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour will be Joe Sugg and Dianne Buswell. A Youtube star, Joe Sugg has dipped his foot into many creative outlets, but dancing is his newest one! An author, filmmaker and entrepreneur, Joe is set to dance his way into the hearts of the nation. When speaking about joining the tour, Joe said “I’m so thrilled to be joining the Strictly Tour in the New Year. I’m loving every minute of Strictly, so continuing my journey into 2019 is going to be brilliant. I can’t wait to get quick stepping at arenas all over the UK.”.
Joining the first trio announced is Ashley Roberts and Pasha Kovalev, Lauren Steadman and AJ Pritchard, Graeme Swann and Karen Clifton with Faye Tozer and Giovanni Pernice rounding off the seven couples who will be taking to arenas across the country in a bid to become the Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour winner.
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